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California and Washington Meal and Rest Break Rules; Petitions for Waiver of Preemption Determinations

Notice of petitions for waiver of preemption determinations; request for comments.

FMCSA requests comments on petitions requesting waivers of the Agency's December 21, 2018 and January 13, 2020 decisions preempting the State of California's Meal and Rest Break (MRB) rules for certain drivers of property- and passenger-carrying commercial motor vehicles (CMVs) and its November 17, 2020 decision preempting the State of Washington's MRB rules for certain drivers of property-carrying CMVs. Waiver petitions were filed by the International Brotherhood of Teamsters; the Truck Safety Coalition, Citizens for Reliable and Safe Highways and Parents Against Tired Truckers; William B. Trescott; and the State of California.

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